ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WTVD) -- A pedestrian taking pictures was rushed to the hospital after being hit by a train in Rocky Mount, according to a CSX official.
It happened around 8:15 p.m. on Friday at the West Gold Leaf Street crossing.
CSX representatives and local authorities responded.
No word on the pedestrian's condition.
The train resumed operations by 9:30 p.m.
CSX officials urge the public to stay away from railroad tracks and said that trains move much faster than they appear and can often not be heard approaching.
Pedestrian hit by train in Rocky Mount while taking pictures
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